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“Good for young and old, despite poor snow”
Review of Snow Valley

Snow Valley
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Owner description: Popular ski/resort area that receives the most natural snowfall in Southern California.
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We had decided to take our daughter, son-in-law and 7 year old grandson for a short skiing holiday over President's Day weekend, staying at Lake Arrowhead and skiing at Snow Valley. With the worst snow record for years, we did not expect much, but were pleasantly surprised by the efforts made to provide a few runs with man made snow. All this suited the 7 year old and his 72 year old grandfather! Perhaps not so much the grandson's parents, but they seemed to enjoy the 3 generation exercise. All the staff were most helpful and friendly, and the weather was beautiful, so Granny was able to sun herself in comfort at the bottom of the slopes. One point to note - if you are going to hire equipment, get it at Blauers, in Running Springs (almost the last shop, going from Lake Arrowhead towards Snow Valley), as their service is excellent and their prices almost half of those charged at Snow Valley.

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Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

First time visiting this ski resort. So Cal was really lacking in rain and snow..but thank goodness they had been making snow. Lacked the beauty of snow packed hills but they did have 3 runs open. Lots of fun...great adventure program for the little ones...ask for Spencer..he was awesome with our 6 year old sons snowboarding lessons. Hubby had wide open runs as a new snowboarder. Employees very friendly and helpful... especially Jeff...very upbeat and friendly guy...really seems to love What he does....you'll know him when you meet him at the top of the lifts! Overall great place...will definitely come back again...praying for huge rain storm for all you so Cal peeps!

Thank hesaves
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Great fun for the entire family. Very organized with very helpful staff. Loved all the conveniences. The only suggestion I would make is to bring your own food or at least snacks and water, food is very expensive.

Thank D G
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Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

I visited Snow Valley and was really impressed by the service. The people who helped me get settled with a lift ticket and ski rentals were very friendly and helpful and everyone I interacted with on the mountain was as well. I was very pleased with the service from everyone all day.

Thank Katier629
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

This place makes for a quick one day ski trip. I've grown tired of making the entire trip up the mountain to snow summit and big bear due to the fact that angelenos do not know how to drive in rain also are bad drivers on mountain roads. So this place makes for a nice compromise. The runs here are a great place to learn how to ski. Honestly, compared to major resorts in the tahoe and utah area the whole mountain would be rated intermediate at best. There are usually lift ticket deals to be found with some fast food chain.

Thank Hoben01
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